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H & M defends the organic cotton scam

Written By Views maker on January 29, 2010 | 1/29/2010

Source: http://www.mrketplace.com/content/features/issue-overview/news/single-news-page-juststyle/article/hm-defends-organic-cotton-after-contamination-report/

Swedish retailer H&M has maintained that its organic cotton garments sourced from India were not contaminated with genetically modified seeds, amid a recent scare.

A statement by H&M said: "There is no reason to believe that the organic cotton used for H&M's garments was grown using genetically modified seeds."

It follows a media report in German newspaper Financial Times Deutschland that claimed a large amount of organic cotton from India was contaminated with genetically modified (GM) cotton last year.  continue reading